Former Sealaska CEO dies at age 68

Sealaska Corp. has announced the death of former president and CEO Robert Loescher.The news was delivered by email Friday afternoon. Loescher was of the Eagle moiety from the Chookeneidi clan. He was 68 years old.Loescher...
Paris on her mind

...unfolding in the nation's capital."I tried to see all of the news," said Lacroix, speaking after class at Ketchikan High...Lacroix said her sister in France is too scared to watch the news.She said she's happy to be safe in Alaska, but frustrated...
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...everywhere - from Ketchikan to Kaktovik - celebrated to the news when U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally...nation's 25th president. You've probably already read the news: House Speaker John Boehner and Rep. Bob Gibbs, both...
Favre, Owens, Faneca among first-year nominees

CANTON, Ohio - Brett Favre is back in the news - no, he's not attempting another comeback.Favre was among the 108 modern-day nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame...
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Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...canoe, helped by James and the entire town of Jinkaat. They set off towards Crystal Bay, pursued by the government, the news media, and a wider world that would rather keep Keb safe in Jinkaat, taking his pills.In a release, the award program...
Kasich first on Republican ballot

...Republican candidate to become president, has become the first person to file for the Republican primary in Alaska.The news was announced in an email Friday by the Alaska Republican Party.Alaska Republicans select their choice to become president...
Justice Dana Fabe puts down gavel

...Supreme Court 20 years ago and the first female Alaska chief justice, Dana Fabe has announced she will retire in June.The news was announced in an email from the Alaska Court System. It stated Fabe's retirement will become effective June 1...
Kubiak benches Manning for Bears game

...And he would do it again this week, too. I can tell you that. ... but I feel like I need to make this decision."The news didn't really catch players off-guard."I know he seems like he's Superman, but he's banged up," Aqib Talib...
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The news Americans need

...reporters to care about the state of the news, because if it's in trouble - and...a recession should add the woes of the news media to an already crowded plate. But the way the news is delivered, and the quality of...
Lab accidentally sent live anthrax to Alaska

The Department of Defense accidentally shipped live anthrax to Alaska, the Pentagon said Tuesday.The news, first reported by Stars and Stripes, confirms that the Army's top biological warfare center, Utah's Dugway Proving Ground...


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